Alluvions Meaning

There are 3 meaning(s) for word Alluvions

Meaning 1 : clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down

    Synonyms : alluvial deposit,  alluvial sediment,  alluvium
Meaning 2 : the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land

    Synonyms : deluge,  flood,  inundation
Meaning 3 : gradual formation of new land, by recession of the sea or deposit of sediment